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'The Bodyguard' Protects Whitney Houston Legacy

'The Bodyguard' Protects Whitney Houston Legacy

I’ll admit to having no nostalgia for the movie on which “The Bodyguard The Musical” is based. In 1992, I was listening to grunge, punk and Swedish death metal, not Houston’s gospel-throated dance pop. I didn’t see the film until years after it was released and had forgotten most of the plot when I visited it again this week. My interest in this stage version is strictly theatrical — there aren’t enough old-fashioned melodramatic thrillers around this days. As “The Bodyguard The Musical” proves, a gripping stage adventure still excites and...

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